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Day and Night World Map

The map below shows the current position of the Sun and the Moon. It shows which parts of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, December 21, 2013 at 16:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 26' South, Longitude: 60° 26' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.65 meters/second, 1532.3 km/hour, 952.1 miles/hour or 827.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.87 miwest0° 00' 00.0"0.00 misouth15.87 mi
1 hour14° 59' 41.4"951.72 miwest0° 00' 00.0"0.00 misouth951.72 mi
24 hours0° 07' 26.6"7.88 mieast0° 00' 12.7"0.24 minorth7.88 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, December 21, 2013 at 16:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 08' North, Longitude: 166° 57' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.77 meters/second, 1590.4 km/hour, 988.2 miles/hour or 858.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 33.4"16.47 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 misouth16.47 mi
1 hour14° 33' 29.2"988.07 miwest0° 08' 15.9"9.47 misouth988.35 mi
24 hours10° 31' 42.0"714.60 mieast3° 30' 22.1"240.97 misouth757.77 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Asuncion *Sat 1:00 PM350 km217 miles189 nmSoutheast SE
SaltaSat 1:00 PM526 km327 miles284 nmWest-southwest WSW
TucumánSat 1:00 PM611 km379 miles330 nmSouthwest SW
Encarnación *Sat 1:00 PM630 km392 miles340 nmSoutheast SE
Ciudad del Este *Sat 1:00 PM633 km394 miles342 nmEast-southeast ESE
Foz do Iguaçu *Sat 2:00 PM637 km396 miles344 nmEast-southeast ESE
SucreSat 12:00 Noon699 km434 miles377 nmNorthwest NW
San Ignacio de VelascoSat 12:00 Noon783 km487 miles423 nmNorth N
CórdobaSat 1:00 PM958 km595 miles517 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RosarioSat 1:00 PM1055 km655 miles570 nmSouth S
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